Senate Democrats blocked cloture for the Born-Alive Abortion Survivors Act, 56 to 41, and the Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act, 53-44.
Bret Richards became the first official candidate on the Republican primary ballot in Iowa’s 4th Congressional District delivering 5,222 signatures to the Iowa Secretary of State’s office.
Mariannette Miller-Meeks submitted more than 5,700 signatures to the Iowa Secretary of State’s Office to appear on the Republican primary ballot in Iowa’s 2nd Congressional District.
Adam Graham: Heath Mayo has made a good faith effort to bring together a variety of people to have a conservation, including people who oppose and support the President.
According to the poll of over 800 Iowans, 51.8% of Iowans were in favor of tax reform similar to what Governor Kim Reynolds has proposed, with only 32.5% opposed.
Ashley Hinson, Republican candidate in Iowa’s 1st Congressional District race, turned in more than 7,300 signatures to the Iowa Secretary of State’s Office.
Theresa Greenfield received $356,012 in PAC contributions for her U.S. Senate campaign, while Cindy Axne received $555,267 for her congressional campaign.
The Iowa Supreme Court has selected Justice Susan Christensen of Harlan as its next chief justice, the second woman to serve as chief justice of Iowa’s highest court.
Joni Ernst: This project will put more money in the pockets of our hardworking farmers and will help make Iowa’s agriculture products more competitive in the global market.
U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders is projected to be the winner of the Nevada Democratic Caucus, the third state to vote for the Democratic presidential nominee.
State Senator Zach Whiting: “My goal in all of this is to level the playing field between the rights of the defendant and the rights of crime victims.”
Shane Vander Hart: The Des Moines Register continues to push a tired narrative that won’t do a blasted thing to end child abuse and neglect in the state.
Iowans for Tax Relief: A bill this legislative session provides a roadmap (terrible pun absolutely intended) to invade your privacy and use the tax code for social engineering.
The Iowa Senate Judiciary Committee voted to raise the age of consensual sex from 16 years-of-age to 18 unless it is with a spouse or someone under the age of 27.
Kelvey Vander Hart: You never fully know someone’s motivation, so most of the time you shouldn’t question it. Instead, question their judgement.
Senate Majority Leader Jack Whitver, R-Ankeny, highlighted the progress of a number legislative priorities in the Iowa Senate during the 2020 session.